Andranosamonta Village (Jurassic of Madagascar)

Also known as Andranosamontana

Where: Sofia, Madagascar (14.4° S, 48.0° E: paleocoordinates 23.7° S, 26.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Oolite Formation, Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• "Lower Oolite" (Newton 1895)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. B. Newton. 1895. On a collection of fossils from Madagascar obtained by the Rev. R. Baron. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 51:72-92 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 199158: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 23.01.2019

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Mytilus madagascariensis n. sp. Newton 1895 mussel
Perna latoconvexa n. sp. Newton 1895 mussel
Modiola angustissima n. sp. Newton 1895 mussel
Gastropoda
 Opisthobranchia -
Trochactaeonina richardsoni n. sp. Newton 1895 snail
Cephalopoda
 Belemnoidea - Belemnopseidae
"Belemnites hastatus" = Belemnopsis hastata
"Belemnites hastatus" = Belemnopsis hastata Blainville 1808 belemnite
 Belemnitida -
"Belemnites sauvanausus" = Rhopaloteuthis sauvanausa
"Belemnites sauvanausus" = Rhopaloteuthis sauvanausa d'Orbigny 1842 belemnite
Reptilia
 Loricata - Teleosauridae
Steneosaurus baroni n. sp. Newton 1893 marine crocodile